Is There a "Best Way" to Invest in Wind Power?

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...itís good to see wind getting more media exposure and 'hype' if you will. In addition, as investors, we've got to be playing it. I've said all along to spread your bets across all alternative energy classes, to cover your bases. Because in the end, there's no real way to know which ones will be prominent 20 to 30 years from now. If you're looking for a direct way to play wind, you could simply go through the new FirstTrust Global Wind Energy ETF (FAN)...

...The main problem with investing in wind power is the lack of tangible options for the retail investor. Although there are a few companies that trade on the main exchanges, wind is only a small sliver of their business. General Electric (GE) is the perfect example of this. It has wind exposure which is great, but many people don't want the other stuff that comes with that company - they only want the wind exposure...

Therefore, itís good to see wind getting more media exposure and 'hype' if you will. In addition, as investors, we've got to be playing it. I've said all along to spread your bets across all alternative energy classes, to cover your bases. Because in the end, there's no real way to know which ones will be prominent 20 to 30 years from now. If you're looking for a direct way to play wind, you could simply go through the new FirstTrust Global Wind Energy ETF (FAN)...

Whether it be through natural gas, wind, nuclear, solar, you-name-it, you've got to be thinking ahead and playing energy for the future. Boone Pickens is a great person to follow in this regard as he is taking proactive steps to make wind power a viable alternative through his wind farms in Texas...

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